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Department of Nursing Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Nursing at Luther College is to prepare students to apply knowledge, abilities and values in promoting health, wholeness, and human potential in a complex, dynamic and innovative practice environment. 

The Department of Nursing exemplifies the college’s mission of developing a sense of vocation and community and of connecting life’s work with service to all God’s people. It also reflects the college’s mission of developing the commitment and skills necessary to respond to ethical challenges confronting the world, especially issues related to peace, justice, and the environment. 

The Department of Nursing celebrates its commitment to the Luther College rich liberal arts education where the combination of the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and nursing’s specialized body of knowledge establish a unique foundation for graduates to enter the nursing profession as baccalaureate-prepared nurse generalists, leaders, and scholars.